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The art of the one-take action sequence

Bad action sequences are easy to spot. They are the scenes filled with quick cuts and shaky cameras, which make it difficult to make out what the fighters are doing. It looks awful so why do directors continuously make the … Continue reading

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The rest of the major Oscar categories

Sorry, I didn’t have time to give in-depth analysis on all of these, but I wanted to get something up. The Oscars air tonight on ABC. BEST DIRECTOR THE NOMINEES Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman) Richard Linklater (Boyhood) Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher) … Continue reading

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And the Oscar goes to…Best Picture

Let me first say that this is a year that a blockbuster should have been nominated for best picture. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Interstellar,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Lego Movie” were all worthy of … Continue reading

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